Those stipulations are troubling, attorneys say. Shy of following Kowalski’s lead and deleting your page, though, the most that users can do is to be as careful as possible.
Is it a real risk?
As Kowalski pointed out, the idea that Pinterest would set its terms so that any user pinning a photo that he or she didn’t own or have permission to use seems contrary to the site’s purpose, since it’s built around quickly sharing images. But Molly DiBianca, an attorney with Young Conaway Stargatt and Taylor, says that’s how it is.